Temple By Design

Relying on community collaboration to position the City for success in the future, the City of Temple has developed several long-range planning documents including the City’s Comprehensive Plan and the Temple Parks & Trails Plan. This website provides information for residents to learn more about Temple’s blueprints for the future.
There are four strategic focus areas for fiscal years 2020 through 2025, which are identified in the City's Strategic Plan: 
High Performing Organization Places & Spaces Infrastructure Public Safety
High-Performing Organization Places & Spaces Smart Growth Public Safety
  • An organization committed to performance excellence.
  • Community leaders with a bold vision and intentional direction.
  • Talented and dedicated employees who have a heart for service.
  • An open, responsive, and accountable government.
  • Beautiful spaces and unique experiences.
  • Neighborhoods where people love to live.

  • Infrastructure and systems that support exceptional services and community growth. 

  • A safe and healthy community.